Uruguay vs Venezuela: Preview and Prediction

Uruguay vs Venezuela
South America – 2018 World Cup Qualifier
Date: Friday; 7th October 2016,
Kick-off: 00:00 UK
Venue: Estadio Centenario, Montevideo.

Uruguay will welcome Venezuela to Estadio Centenario as the 2018 Russia World cup qualification campaign continues.

Uruguay haven’t been on a decent run lately, they were poor in the Copa America as they left in the group stage. Furthermore, they lost 1 of the 2 qualifiers game played last month. They will be aiming to maintain their lead in the table as they play against Venezuela on home soil.

Venezuela continues searching for a win in the ongoing World Cup qualification campaign. Their last 5 games in the campaign has seen 3 defeats and 2 draws. Venezuela’s problem seem to be their defense, they have conceded 21 goals in the games played so far. They need more work in their defense to be able to avoid a defeat in this game.

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Uruguay vs Venezuela: Head to Head Statistics

Both teams have played a total of 16 games in the past, Uruguay have won 7 games and lost 4 to Venezuela. At home Uruguay have won 4 games and lost 4 to Venezuela. The two teams last met in the just concluded Copa America, Venezuela defeated Uruguay with a lone goal.

Uruguay vs Venezuela: Prediction

Both teams haven’t been in good form lately, but Uruguay are the better side with 2 wins and 3 defeats. Uruguay are currently leading the qualification table with 16 points, a point above Brazil in 2nd position. They have won 5 of their 8 qualification games, lost 2 and draw 1.

Venezuela are currently on a 4-game winless streak, they lost 2 games and drawn 2. They have failed to win any of their qualifying games in this campaign, losing 6 games and drawn 2. They are currently rocking the bottom of the table with just 2 points and hope to get their first win in this game.

Uruguay have all it take to grab all 3 points and keep their lead in the table and they must start-off with a lead from the first half itself.

Uruguay vs Venezuela: Betting Tips

Half-Time/Full-Time – Uruguay/Uruguay at 1.90 (10/11)
Uruguay to keep a clean sheet at 1.72 (8/11).

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